Friday, June 24, 2022

Mike Smith and Clay Jones Win Sigma Delta Chi Awards

From the Society of Professional Journalists

Cartoonists Mike Smith and Clay Jones were awarded Sigma Delta Chi awards for Best Editorial Cartooning from the Society of Professional Journalists.  

Monday, June 20, 2022

Irish cartoonist's IPSO complaints dismissed

 From The Irish News.

Veteran Irish News cartoonist Ian Knox has been "completely vindicated", the newspaper's editor has said, after press regulator IPSO dismissed complaints against two of his drawings.

Several people complained to IPSO about cartoons published in The Irish News on May 27 and May 28.

Sunday, June 19, 2022

Winners of the18th Annual Doug Wright Awards

The Doug Wright Awards announced last night the winners for its 18th annual honours, selected from works published by Canadian creators during the 2021 calendar year.

Saturday, June 18, 2022

18th Annual Doug Wright Awards

From the Doug Wright Awards.

The Doug Wright Awards are this Saturday, June 18, at Harold Town Park, 725 Church Street, in Toronto, at 7 p.m. ET—hosted by Richard Crouse! 

You can also watch live on our YouTube channel. The nominees can be found here.

Friday, June 17, 2022

“Watergate: Portraiture and Intrigue” at the National Portrait Gallery

From the National Portrait Gallery.

Jack Davis,1973 Time magazine cover, April 30, 1973

The break-in at the Democratic National Committee offices at the Watergate Complex on June 17, 1972, quickly escalated to become a political and legal crisis that reached the highest levels of the United States government. 

Today, fifty years after the incident took place in Washington, D.C., “Watergate” stands for much more than the burglary itself. 

Monday, June 13, 2022

Stuart Carlson Dies at 66

 From The Daily Cartoonist.

Stuart Carlson, who was the cartoonist for the Milwaukee Sentinel and the Journal Sentinel from 1983 to 2008, died Friday June 10th at age 66.

Ranan Lurie Dies at 90

From Haaretz

One of the most prominent and politically influential Israeli cartoonists, Ranan Lurie, passed away on Wednesday June 8th in the U.S. at the age of 90.

At the height of his career Lurie's cartoons reached hundreds of millions of people, publishing cartoons of hundreds of political leaders in thousands of newspapers and magazines across the globe.